Berkley Hart is Jeff Berkley, an acclaimed songwriter and percussionist, and Calman Hart, a critically acclaimed solo artist with bluegrass allegiances. Together the duo, which has been together since 1999, specializes in folksy Americana that is well-suited to a variety of settings--quiet song circles at the Kerrville Folk Festival, loud electric gigs in bars, home concerts performed in locals' living rooms. Their first record, Wreck 'n Sow, released in 2000, was an acoustic affair that evoked a rootsy, Woody Guthrie feel. Their electrified sophomore release, Something to Fall Back On, followed two years later and featured a full band; what Berkley and Hart lack in grammar skills, they make up for in folk-rock sensibility. The men's collective keen eye for the stories that happen in the expansive spaces we variously call home shines through in the songwriting, which is a rare gift indeed.